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Heba Bevan on stage before Arm accelerator Demo dayImage: Ex CSIC PhD student Heba Bevan demonstrates her UtterBerry devices to the Chinese government

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Setting Standards in Rail-Led Urban Innovation

Setting Standards in Rail-Led Urban Innovation

CSIC jointly convened a specialist workshop on rail-led urban innovation with the UK Science and Innovation Network (British Consulate General) in San Francisco, with industry sponsorship from AECOM and Arup.

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UtterBerry sensor scoops award for industry

UtterBerry sensor scoops award for industry

The UtterBerry, an intelligent wireless sensor system using the world’s smallest wireless sensors, has won an innovation award and is poised to take industry by storm.

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Industry partners 'chit-chat'

Industry partners 'chit-chat'

There was competition on the croquet lawn at Trinity Hall but the CSIC Summer Event for Industry Partners was altogether convivial and informative.

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Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management

Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management

In February this year the ISO 55000 family of standards on asset management was published bringing worldwide attention to through-life management of physical assets.

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Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

As celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Forth Road Bridge reached their peak in September, a team from the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) prepares to meet future engineering challenges facing the Scottish landmark.

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When sensors make sense

When sensors make sense

High-quality infrastructure is the backbone of modern society, not only supporting economic growth and social mobility, but also everyday life itself. Structural monitoring of infrastructure is crucial but can be valueless unless it is carefully designed and deployed. CSIC's Dr Phil Catton, explores the importance of understanding the value of information to directly support informed decisions.

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CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

CSIC was shortlisted for three significant International Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards for 2014, including Young Tunneller of the Year.

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CSIC creates a live laboratory

CSIC creates a live laboratory

CSIC has started work to create the Centre’s first-ever live laboratory on site at the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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Transforming infrastructure delivery is integral to future economic success

Transforming infrastructure delivery is integral to future economic success

High-quality infrastructure, such as tunnels, bridges, roads, railways, buildings and utilities, is essential for supporting economic growth and productivity. It attracts globally-mobile businesses and promotes social well-being, says CSIC's Head, Professor Robert Mair.

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Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure confirms CSIC’s global reach

Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure confirms CSIC’s global reach

The inaugural Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure (CamFOS) marked another first in bringing leading international FOS experts together at the University.

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CSIC to run exclusive Horizon 2020 course

CSIC subsidises an opportunity for industry to hear from experts on Horizon 2020 proposals and forming European consortia.

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Prestigious 10th Brunel International Lecture hosted by CSIC

Prestigious 10th Brunel International Lecture hosted by CSIC

'Collectively we are stronger - engineers generating collaborative solutions to strengthen community resilience post-disaster' Duncan Gibb - Executive General Manager, SCIRT

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CSIC June 2014 Newsletter

The latest news, analysis and events at CSIC.

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CSIC hosts the 10th Brunel International Lecture Series

CSIC hosts the 10th Brunel International Lecture Series

CSIC will host the second stop of the prestigious Brunel International Lecture Series, a biennial event delivered to organisations around the world for 24 months culminating in the publishing of a key report by the speaker.

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CSIC smart tunnel in final for Product Design Innovation Award

CSIC smart tunnel in final for Product Design Innovation Award

CSIC’s sensing technologies operating in a section of London’s Royal Mail Tunnel have been shortlisted for a prestigious British Construction Industry (BCI) Award for Product Design Innovation.

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CSIC launches The Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure

CSIC launches The Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure

CSIC will launch the inaugural Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure at Robinson College on Monday 30 June and Tuesday 1 July.

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Infrastucture Futureproofing workshop attracts senior industry and policy advisors

Infrastucture Futureproofing workshop attracts senior industry and policy advisors

CSIC’s second workshop on Infrastructure Futureproofing, held in April this year, discussed the integration of futureproofing into asset management practice.

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Crowd counting moves from Cambridge corridor to London Bridge station

Half of humanity now lives in cities, and cities in the developing world are expanding by five million residents every month. Making cities function more smoothly is a key challenge for the 21st century – and using smart technology is crucial to meeting that challenge says Dr Claudio Martani, who is developing an innovative way of monitoring and predicting the movement of people in cities.

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Professor Mair and Dr Jennifer Schooling join Scientific Committee for International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure

The Second International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure (ISNGI 2014), has invited CSIC Head, Professor Robert Mair, and CSIC Director Dr Jennifer Schooling to be members of the Scientific Committee.

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Professor Campbell Middleton to deliver TRF ICE Fellows Lecture

Professor Campbell Middleton to deliver TRF ICE Fellows Lecture

Professor Campbell R. Middleton, Laing O’Rourke Professor of Construction Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Fellow of the Transport Research Foundation and member of the CSIC team, will deliver this year’s TRF ICE Fellows Lecture.

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CSIC invited to ride the 'flying banana'

CSIC invited to ride the 'flying banana'

Members of CSIC’s research team were among a targeted group of specialists invited to ride Network Rail's new Measurement Train (NMT).

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CSIC's Heba Bevan inspires next generation of engineers

CSIC's Heba Bevan inspires next generation of engineers

CSIC PhD researcher Heba Bevan returned to the classroom as part of a new joint project, Designing our Tomorrow (DOT), launched by the Department of Engineering and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge.

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The making of a smart tunnel

Ground-breaking new sensing technologies in the world’s first ‘smart tunnel’ are providing engineers with an inexpensive and efficient method of monitoring, maintaining and protecting the UK’s infrastructure, now and well into the future.

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BBC ventures deep underground into CSIC's smart tunnel

BBC ventures deep underground into CSIC's smart tunnel

BBC's leading technology programme `Click' uncovers how CSIC's cutting-edge tools and technologies are being used to monitor the effects of Crossrail's giant excavation under the city of London.

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CSIC goes viral

A video featuring the work of CSIC's Dr Kiril Stanilov has gone viral on YouTube.

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Robert Mair heads to Hay Festival

Robert Mair heads to Hay Festival

CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair, spoke at this year's Hay Festival, one of the most prestigious literary festivals in the world, as part of the University of Cambridge Series - a strand of talks given by current Cambridge academics and distinguished alumni.

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